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Assistant Director

Goodstart Early Learning


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Role:Assistant Director                    
Location:Toowoomba & Darling Downs Region
Centre:Goodstart Warwick, Wood Street
Employment Type:Full-time Permanent

  

We’reGoodstart 

At Goodstart, we’re all about laying the foundation for better lives through amazing early learning experiences, and we know that we can’t do that without great people! 

From our centre directors to centre teams, we work together to make a real difference for children in those crucial early years. 

Safety, health and wellbeing are more than just words to us, they are a personal commitment and a promise we make to our children, our families and each other every day. 

We’re Goodstart – a not-for-profit with a vision for Australia’s children to have the best possible start in life! 

Your Impact!

  

As the Assistant Director at Goodstart Warwick, Wood Street you will use your experience and leadership qualities to engage and motivate your centre team to drive continuous improvement in all aspects across centre operation and to extend your network of relationships with children, families and educators. You will work in collaboration with your centre leadership team .  You will step up into the Centre Director position one day per week in the absence of the Centre Director.

 You’ll help achieve this by:  

  • Having a Diploma in Early Childhood Education (or an approved Diploma level qualification recognised by ACECQA) 
  • Having strong communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Having strong knowledge and experience with program and planning and the planning cycle
  • Having a passion and willingness to learn
  • Having good time management skills
  • Having strong working knowledge of all areas of the National Quality Framework 
  • Having commitment to safety and high standard of work output
  • Having the desire to motive and encourage your fellow educators and those who may resist change
  • Having the availability to work a rotating roster

There are so many reasons to join the Goodstart family. Let’s start with the benefits!

  • Paid Professional Development – we offer a range of opportunities to grow your skills and your career
  • Well-being focus – you’ll get two extra days off per year, and our dedicated well-being program will ensure you get the support you need, when you need it most
  • Additional leave – you’ll have the option to purchase extra leave for even great work life balance
  • 4 weeks paid Parental Leave – increasing to 6 weeks from December 2023
  • Competitive above award rates 
  • Tax benefits through salary packaging 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Uniform allowance 
  • Retail and Childcare Discounts – you’ll save money on insurance, travel and technology, and get 50% discount off your childcare gap fees.

You’ll also love!

  • Centre Support – dedicated support and guidance on a range of topics, such as safety, teaching and inclusion, delivered face to face or virtually by our centre support team.
  • Security and stability – with over 670 centres across Australia, you’ll have the support of a large network and the stability of a respected organisation.

 If you have previous experience as an Assistant Director, Senior Educator, or in a centre leadership position, or similar, then we want to meet you!  

How to apply  

  • Click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your application.  

We review applications as theyaresubmitted, we encourage you tosubmit your application as soon as possible for your best chance toprogress to the next stage of the process. 

  

Supporting our people andprotecting our children  

We are an equal opportunity employer that is proud of our inclusive and diverse work environment. We support and encourage individual growth and strong teams that are made up of many different cultures and backgrounds.   

  

We are deeply committed to Reconciliation and creating an environment where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People feel connected and a strong sense of belonging. By weaving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives through all that we do, we aim to build knowledge and a deeper understanding of our First Nations People and culture for all in our team. #gsassistantdirector 

Posting Notes: WARWICK || QLD || Australia (AU) || [[j2wDept]] || SF:LI || Diploma - Children's Services or equiv || Full-Time

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Job details
Date posted
25 Jul 2022
Occupation
Federal Government
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Sector
Not for profit / Charity

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